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Parishioners find other sanctuaries after church shooting

Oct. 14, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — Members of New England Pentecostal Ministries are finding comfort and fellowship at other churches while theirs remains closed following a shooting during a weekend wedding. Dale Holloway, 37, is accused of wounding a clergyman and a bride Saturday in Pelham, New Hampshire. Stanley...

Family: Cop who killed black woman should be fired, charged

Oct. 14, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her nephew expressed outrage Monday that the officer has not been arrested or fired. The Fort Worth Police Department said officers...

Jayme Closs: 1 year after abduction, I'm feeling stronger

Oct. 14, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot before she was kidnapped and held captive for 88 days before escaping from her abductor said she's feeling stronger every day and is thankful for the kindness and concern expressed to her from people all over the country in the year...

The Latest: Slain woman's family wants outside investigation

Oct. 14, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a black woman inside a home in Fort Worth (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Family members of a black Texas woman who was shot to death inside her home by a white police officer are calling for an independent investigation of her killing as...

Warrants: Man on stage shot into crowd, killing 2, hurting 8

Oct. 14, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing two people and wounding eight others at a South Carolina nightclub last month fired shots into the crowd from a stage, according to arrest warrants. Breante Stevens walked on the stage at the Ole Skool club in Lancaster on Sept. 21 after getting in a fight...

German police lost Halle gunman for an hour, lawmakers say

Oct. 14, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers say police lost track for an hour of a suspected far-right extremist who killed two people after a failed attack on a synagogue. Germany's dpa news agency quoted regional lawmakers in Saxony-Anhalt state as saying on Monday that it was two officers in a small town who...

Montgomery County police officer shot, rushed to hospital

Oct. 14, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say they're searching for at least one person after a police officer was found shot in a parking garage. Montgomery County police Capt. Tom Jordan said the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Monday in downtown Silver Spring. Jordan said the officer had radioed in...

Chicago man charged with killing 5 neighbors due in court

Oct. 14, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man charged with gunning down five of his neighbors over the weekend is due in court. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Krysztof Marek's hearing Monday comes after he was charged with a fifth count of first-degree murder following Sunday's death of a woman. The four other...

White House: Trump to watch violent parody, 'condemns it'

Oct. 14, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has yet to watch a graphically violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, but based on what he's heard, he "strongly condemns" it. The parody was shown at a meeting of Trump...

Dutch court convicts asylum-seeker in station terror attack

Oct. 14, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch court on Monday convicted an Afghan asylum-seeker and sentenced him to nearly 27 years imprisonment for stabbing two American tourists in a terror attack at Amsterdam's main railway station. The 20-year-old man, identified by Dutch authorities as Jawed S, was shot by police shortly...